Nepal and Tibet Luxury Tour - 11 Days Itinerary
On this Nepal and Tibet Luxury Tour, you will venture through several heavenly places in Nepal all the way to Tibet. Take flight over the Himalayas observing most of the highest peaks in the world. Drift above wild jungles and mesmerizing landscapes. You will explore the exotic wildlife of Chitwan National Park in hopes to get a glimpse of the rarest one-horned rhino. In addition, you will be exploring the geographically isolated Tibet, famously known as the ‘roof of the world,’ surrounded by some of the planet's highest peaks. This Nepal and Tibet Luxury Tour includes the exploration of the old heritage sites of Kathmandu along with the wild jungles of Dhulikhel.
Nepal and Tibet luxury Tour: From tropical jungle safari to the 'Roof of the World'
Kathmandu is the very first place to explore on your Nepal and Tibet journey. Kathmandu offers you many of historical and architectural monuments. Seven of Nepal's 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites are located here. While staying in Kathmandu, you will be exploring these rich and vibrant places. You will visit Pashupatinath (Hindu pilgrimage site) which holds historical, cultural, and philosophical significance, and it is a sacred cremation ground as well. After Pashupatinath, you will visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, which holds the home of the living goddess (Kumari), while enjoying the intricate designs carved on the Newari temples and buildings. Apart from that, you will visit Swyambhunath Boudhanath stupas, famous for their Buddhist tradition and culture.
Chitwan National Park
Chitwan is yet another one of Nepal's UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Situated in the subtropical Terai region, it offers a diverse range of flora and fauna. If you love to explore wildlife, Chitwan National Park might be your favorite stop. With a total of 544 species of birds, 68 species of mammals, 56 species of herpetofauna, and 126 species of fish within the Chitwan National Park, you will get to explore and enjoy the rich biodiversity for an exciting two days. You can expect to see the one-horned rhino as well, which is an endangered species. You will also get a spectacular view of the foothill of the Himalayas from there.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
On your Nepal and Tibet Luxury Tour, an Everest Base Camp helicopter tour is also included. You will get to see an up-close view of the Everest Himalaya range from up above the sky. Circle around the highest peak in the world before landing on the foot of Mount Everest (Kala Patthar). From here, you can get the closest-ever view of Mount Everest, Khumbu Icefall and all the snow-capped mountains. Besides that, you will get an exceptional view of the landscape, lush forests of rhododendron and oak trees, and rivers while flying over Lukla. Catch a glimpse of Sherpa villages and their culture as well.
Everest View Hotel
During your Everest Base Camp Heli Tour, you get to rest at the Everest View Hotel for a while to have breakfast. It had once held the Guinness book world record for being the hotel situated at the highest elevation. Enjoy the genuine Sherpa hospitality while spending time Everest region. You will get awesome panoramic views of the towering mountain peaks right from your hotel room.
Views from Above
While cruising along your Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour and during your flight to Chitwan National Park, you get to enjoy the diverse landscapes of lush forests, flowing rivers, and cascading waterfalls with the ever-present Himalayas in the background.
The Potala Place is the winter residence of the Dalai Lama. It holds the record of being the highest ancient palace in the world. You will get to explore the Potala Palace in Lhasa during your Nepal Tibet Luxury Tour. It is a famous pilgrimage site for both Tibetan people and Buddhists around the world. Tens of thousands visit the palace each year. The combination of architecture and color blending in with the surrounding environment is what attracts the tourists most.
Jokhang temple is considered to be the most sacred temple of Tibet. It is located on Barkhor street of Lhasa. It has a significant amount of cultural artifacts and sculptures. The oldest part of the temple was built around 900 years ago. It holds the historical and traditional significance of Buddhist culture.
Sera and Drepung Monasteries
Sera and Drepung monasteries are two of the major three university monasteries of Tibet. Sera Monastery is famous for the debate of the Buddist doctrines.
Close up view of the Himalayas from the roof of the world
While spending the time at Lhasa you will get a beautiful close-up view of many of the highest peaks of the world including, Everest itself. Famously known as the roof of the world, Tibet offers the best view of the surrounding landscapes and mountains.